For almost 40 years, Steve Brettell has worked with monkish devotion in a tiny attic workshop, crafting countless exquisitely lifelike duck decoys.
Boycotts can have unintended consequences, and Maine’s history with them has been checkered. When we at Down East received a few impassioned messages warning us that we too were included in a “total boycott of all businesses linked to Maine in any way,” it prompted some reflection.
No Maine town celebrates the holidays quite like Freeport, where Discovery Park at the L.L.Bean Flagship Store transforms each year into the epicenter of cheer. Visit this year’s Northern Lights Celebration to share in your family’s favorite holiday traditions — and maybe start a few new ones.
A rejuvenated Quoddy Footwear finds a niche in the maker movement.
Call it a fashion faux pas, but this Mainer is standing by his utterly predictable L.L. Bean wardrobe.
Take a tour of the iconic L.L.Bean headquarters including an exclusive peek into their historic archives and testing lab.
Sprint across floating lobster crates. Build a fire without matches. Rent a VIP limo for your dog. Photo: William Cullina Unique Athletic Competition Lobster…
Surf in Wells. Zip line down Sugarloaf. Have Acadia all to yourself (well, almost). Photo: Paul Rezendes World-Class Nordic Skiing The 10th Mountain Ski…
The Camp Sunshine Pumpkin Festival lights up Freeport for one of the season’s most heart-warming events